One idea is to be known as an arts community, but one expert said residents should plan to invest in that case
SHARON, Pa. (WKBN) – The city of Sharon is in the process of creating a redevelopment plan for its downtown area. Thursday night, data was presented that may help drive that plan.
One area being looked at to expand has been the arts — if that’s the plan, the residents were told they should prepare to invest.
Bill Fontana of the Pennsylvania Downtown Center, which helps redevelop downtown areas, led the discussion starting with the positives of downtown Sharon.
“People thought that things were getting better, that there was enthusiasm here, that the community is evolving,” he said.
One of Fontana’s favorite negative responses from the survey was “relentless mediocrity.”
He also wanted to know if the 50…